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Tim Wood
Grand Haven, MI, USA

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ILLUMINATI TINY TOWER™

Mock Orange

Philadelphus coronarius

'SMNPVG'

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  • Unique habit
  • Space saving
  • Fragrant
Description

A new twist on an old-fashioned favorite.

Selected for its narrow, columnar habit and unique four-sided "tower" effect, Illuminati Tiny Tower mock orange ensures new uses for this beloved flowering shrub. Early summer brings hundreds of fragrant white flowers along the dramatically upright branches, each nestled within handsome dark green foliage. 

USDA Zone 4 - 7 (-30°F/-34°C)

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Exposure Full sun, Part sun

Height 3 - 4'

Width 1.5'

Finish Time 1 season

Type Deciduous

Bloom Time Early summer

Flower Color White

Foliage Color Green

Liner Sizes 2 1/4", 4", Quick Turn

Soil Not finicky about soil, though best growth and flowering is in well-drained soils with even moisture.

Pruning Blooms on old wood; prune after flowering if desired or required. Benefits from periodic rejuvenation pruning.

Uses Perennial beds; mixed borders; foundation plantings.

Growing Tips Grows in part shade, but flowering and fragrance are best with a minimum of 6 hours of sun.